Biography of Seth B. Bishop
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Bishop, Seth B., son of John H. and Lydia A. (McCann) Bishop; was born February 29, 1852, in this town. He was educated at the common schools and Penn Yan Academy. After leaving school he learned the carpenter's and afterward the wagon maker's trade which he still continues at Bluff Point. He was appointed postmaster under President Cleveland and served for four years. He is now acting as deputy postmaster. Mr. Bishop married, first, Lorinda Wilcox, of this town, who died fourteen years later. He married, second; Clara A. Graham. In politics he is a Democrat.

From:
History of Yates County, N. Y.
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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